George Devlin

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of George Devlin on 26 May 2014.
For any queries please contact Emily Douglas-Home on 0207 493 1888.

George Devlin RSW, RGI, FRSA, RBA, ROI, ARWS
(1937 - 2014).

1955 - 1960
Glasgow School of ArtAwarded Robert Hart Bursary, Post Diploma and the Haldane Scholarship Studied and painted in Greece and Italy
1964 Elected a Member of The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
1971 Awarded the Cargill Award, The Royal Glasgow Institute
1977 Elected Chairman of The Glasgow League of Artists
1989 Elected a Member of The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
1997 Elected President of The Glasgow Arts Club
1999 Elected a Member of The Royal Society of the Arts
2003 Elected an Associate Member of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters
2004 Elected a Member of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters
Elected a Full Member of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters
Awarded the Gold Medal of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters
2006 Awarded the Vivis Award of The Royal Society of British Artists


Selected Solo Exhibitions Include:

1969 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1972 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1984 One Man Show, Paris
1988 One Man Show, The Hague
1991 Portland Gallery, London
1992 Macaulay Gallery, Stenton
One Man Show, Singapore
1993 Fosse Gallery, Stowe
1994 Portland Gallery, London
1995 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1996 Portland Gallery, London
1997 Portland Gallery, Hong Kong
Gallery Holly Snapp, Venice
The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
Generalshuis, Vrijthof, Maastricht
1998 Portland Gallery, London
1999 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
2000 Portland Gallery, London
2001 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
Fosse Gallery, Stowe-on-the-Wold
2002 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Portland Gallery, London
2003 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
2004 Portland Gallery, London
2005 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
2006 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
2007 Portland Gallery
2008 Roger Bilcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
Whittington Fine Art
2009 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2010 Portland Gallery

Selected Group Shows Include:

1983 Centre d'Art Contemporaine, Paris
1989 Works on Paper, Holland, Belgium, Germany
1991 Scottish Painting, Hong Kong
Four Scottish Artists, New York
1994 European Painting, Tokyo and Kawasaki
1995 International Watercolour, Bilbao
1996 Scottish Painting, Hong Kong
1998 Holland Art Fair, The Hague
2001 Devlin and Scouller, Johannesburg


Collections Include:

Aberdeen Art Gallery
Argyll County Council
Argyll Group plc
Arthur Andersen & Co
Biocon (India)
Buchan Collection, Glasgow School of Art
City Collection of Dinan (France)
Clan Donald Centre
Cunard (Queen Mary II)
De Beers (Luxemburg)
De Beers (South Africa)
Dunbartonshire District Council
Dunbartonshire Educational Trust
Dundedin Trust Management
Dunfermline Building Society
Dutch Water Board
Edinburgh City Collection
Edrington Group
Essex County Council
Glasgow University
Leicester University
Lillie Art Gallery
Lord Maclay
Lord Morton
Mairie de Vetheuil
Mason Owen & Partners
Misys plc
Nationwide
Prudential plc
Royal Bank of Scotland
Scottish Arts Council
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Scottish Television
Sir James Black
Sir Tim Rice
Sir William Gray
Strathclyde University
Tayside Regional Council
Teachers Whisky
The Earl Haig
The Fleming Collection
The London Stock Exchange
Trustees Savings Bank
United Distillers